Aug 8, 2016

Japan, Africa to vow at TICAD summit to combat threat of terrorism

Japanese and African leaders will seek at their summit late this month to combat the growing threats of terrorism, military conflicts and violent radicalism through the promotion of education and job creation, according to a draft of their declaration obtained by Kyodo News on ...

Nestle pledges internships, job training for 300,000 African youths

Jun 22, 2016

Nestle pledges internships, job training for 300,000 African youths

Swiss company Nestle will offer on-the-job training for 300,000 African youths to offset high unemployment that poses “severe economic and social challenges” for the continent, the company announced Tuesday. “We’re going to create more than 3,000 internships and apprenticeships in African countries by the ...

Jun 7, 2016

31 survivors of shipwreck off Crete arrive in Egypt

Thirty-one migrants who survived when their boat sank off Crete last week arrived in Egypt on Monday along with the bodies of nine people who died, police told AFP. Two helicopters, three ships and a coast guard vessel scrambled after the makeshift boat sank ...